n the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic molecules; processes that take place in the cells and tissues during which energy is released and carbon dioxide is produced and absorbed by the blood to be transported to the lungs
n a single complete act of breathing in and out
thirty respirations per minute
n the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
Feds: 2 plotted to build 'Hiroshima light switch' weapon Two upstate New York men, one of them said to be a member of the Ku Klux Klan, plotted to build a truck-mounted, industrial-strength X-ray weapon to kill “enemies of Israel” by poisoning them with radiation, federal authorities said Wednesday.One of them boasted that he could build a “Hiroshima light switch” and that “everything with respiration would be dead by morning,” authorities said ...
June 19, 2013 - NBC NEWS
Philip Nitschke in The Age Euthanasia campaigner Dr Philip Nitschke, who had been helping to co-ordinate Mr Rossiter's end-of-life options, said this week: "I just talked to Chris. Well, he whispered, as his respiration is clearly fading. It seemed like a goodbye call to me :...